The first match of Group F as Canada will face Belgium in their first World Cup match in 36 years on Wednesday at the Ahmad bin Ali Stadium. Belgium vs Canada (BEL vs CAN) will be an interesting match as these two teams meet after a long gap of 33 years.
Belgium – Belgium easily secured their spot in Qatar, going unbeaten with six wins from eight games in the qualifying round, and they are unquestionably one of the favourites this edition. This tournament may be the golden generation‘s final chance to win a trophy, and they will undoubtedly be motivated. Being the stronger team on paper, Belgium will surely give their best and get the crucial 3 points.
Canada – The Canadian side are playing the World Cup after a long 36 years gap. Alphonso Davies and his side are very pumped up to begin their campaign with a bang. The Maple Leafs won the CONCACAF region’s final section of qualification ahead of Mexico and the United States, scoring the most goals and conceding the fewest. So they will give Belgium a hard time with their strong defence.
BEL vs CAN: Match Details
|Match||Belgium vs Canada|
|Date||24th November 2022|
|Time||12:30 AM (IST)|
|Venue||Ahmed bin Ali Stadium, Al-Rayyan, Qatar|
BEL vs CAN: Broadcast Details
The match will be broadcast LIVE on Sports 18 and Sports 18 HD Channels in India. Those who want to watch the match online can do so via the Jio Cinema app.
BEL vs CAN: Head-to-Head stats
Belgium has only played Canada once, and they won, which was all the way back in 1989.
Dream 11 Top Picks and Player Stats
Kevin De Bryune and Eden Hazard: In 94 appearances for Belgium, Kevin De Bruyne has 25 goals and 46 assists. The Manchester City midfielder is well-known for his world-class assists and service to his attacking teammates. Hazard on the other hand has been very instrumental in the and is known for making quick runs and finding the back of the net.
Alphonso Davies: Davies is one of the game’s fastest players. He has already established himself as one of the best left-backs in the world while playing for Bayern Munich. Davies’ presence in the backline will help Canada both offensively and defensively, and will undoubtedly help Canada secure a qualification spot.
BEL vs CAN: Dream 11 Fantasy Team
Goalkeeper: Thibaut Courtois
Defenders: Toby Alderweireld, Jan Vertonghen, Steven Vitoria
Midfielders: Alphonso Davies, Kevin De Bruyne, Eden Hazard, Youri Tielemans, Atiba Hutchinson
Forwards: Jonathan David, Michy Batshuayi
Dream 11 Captain & Vice-Captain Choice For The Match
Captain: Kevin De Bryune
Vice-Captain: Eden Hazard
BEL vs CAN: Predicted Line-Up
Belgium possible starting line-up: Thibaut Courtois; Zeno Debast, Toby Alderweireld, Jan Vertonghen; Thomas Meunier, Axel Witsel, Youri Tielemans, Yannick Carrasco; Kevin De Bruyne, Eden Hazard; Michy Batshuayi.
Canada possible starting line-up: Milan Borjan; Alistair Johnston, Steven Vitoria, Alphonso Davies; Richie Laryea, Stephen Eustaquio, Atiba Hutchinson, Sam Adekugbe; Tajon Buchanan, Cyle Larin, Jonathan David.
BEL vs CAN: Team News
Doubtful: Romelu Lukaku
Doubtful: Alphonso Davies